Sidney Family Day Weekend – A Lego Brick Festival

Van Isle Marina is a proud sponsor of the Sidney Family Days ‐ a LEGO Brick Festival happening February 11th, 12th and 13th, 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm. For the fifth consecutive year, downtown Sidney businesses are gearing up for another Family Day weekend of LEGO based events.

Sidney restaurants and businesses will be open to welcome families. The theme this year is AGRICULTURE and back once again is Robin Sather, Canada’s only certified LEGO professional. This year Robin will build an amazing 6-foot tractor.

Saturday the fun will start with the launch of the LEGO brick scavenger hunt throughout downtown Sidney. Maps will be available at the Sidney Museum and participating merchants for avid hunters to start their quest. The Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea will have underwater LEGO and VicLUG will have an intricate display of LEGO creations at the Sidney Pier Hotel all weekend. The Star Cinema will be showing the LEGO Move 2 during the weekend as well!

On Sunday, Feb 12 & Monday, Feb 13, The Mary Winspear Centre hosts professional LEGO builder Robin Sather who will be constructing a 6 foot LEGO tractor. Don’t forget to do your part and help build a large LEGO mosaic sponsored by Peninsula Co-op. The Mary Winspear Centre will also have LEGO play areas for all ages, and a community open house where families can learn about the activities available to family and youth in the Sidney area. Panorama Recreation will be hosting a Kids Zone including face painting, LEGO bowling, mural colouring and an appearance by Slider the Penguin! New this year McTavish Academy of Art will be hosting a children’s art workshop.

So take the children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews of all ages out to explore Sidney in search of exciting LEGO displays, and enter your completed treasure map at the Sidney Museum for a chance to win a wonderful prize. Watch for draw boxes and door prize opportunities for fabulous LEGO prizes all weekend.

Click here to visit the official Sidney Family Day Weekend Facebook page for more information!

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